Here's the latest article from the Deafness site at BellaOnline.com. While the information is from Australia, it is a problem within Indigenous communities worldwide.
Indigenous Hearing Health
Hearing loss for Australian Indigenous peoples is a major health issue. It is a disease of poverty, frequently left untreated, with at least 40% of their children affected. Yet, sadly itís a treatable condition and if treated would give these children a much greater chance in life.
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